There’s an ongoing debate about whether the influence of audience data is good or bad for journalistic practice. But it’s not the audience data that’s an issue – it’s the way they’re used
Read More Continue Reading Here’s how metrics and analytics are changing newsroom practice
With the current pervasive use of online media for personal and academic reasons, it’s necessary for students to have skills to confidently filter and decipher what they’re reading.
Read More Continue Reading How analyzing patterns helps students spot deceptive media
Social media sites have surpassed print newspapers as a news source. That’s according to the Pew Research Centre, which found that one-in-five U.S. adults say they often get news via… Continue Reading Survey: Are j-school grads ready to tackle social media journalism?
Public Policy Forum President & CEO Edward Greenspon and recently appointed Max Bell School of Public Policy professor Taylor Owen announced the launch of a multi-year project to analyze and respond to the increasing… Continue Reading Digital Democracy Project to examine online disinformation
The results of this survey will provide crucial information about representation in newsrooms.
Read More Continue Reading J-Source is extending the deadline of our gender diversity survey
According to data collected by the Local News Research Project, a majority of closures have been community papers.
Read More Continue Reading Over 250 Canadian news media outlets have closed in the last 10 years
Journalists should be careful when using social media posts to report what the public thinks, and should tell readers how the data was collected.
Read More Continue Reading When journalists report social media as public opinion